Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi (R) - Press Photo
CAIRO – 31 January 2020: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday according to Palestine's permanent representative to the Arab League and the Ambassador to Egypt Diab al-Louh.
In a Friday statement, he said that Sisi will met Abbas before the Arab League emergency meeting in Cairo.
He explained that the meeting aims at discussing the US-proposed plan of peace agreement [aka the Deal of the Century] between the Palestinians and the Israelis, which was announced by U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday.
Al-Louh noted that Abbas seeks to prove the Arab unified stance upholding the Palestinian political stance.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived, Friday in Egypt to attend the Arab League emergency meeting expected, Saturday.
The meeting comes upon an invitation from Abbas to discuss the US-proposed plan of peace agreement.
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued Tuesday that Egypt appreciates the American efforts to realize a comprehensive and fair peaceful resolution for the Palestinian cause in a way that contributes to the stability and security of the Middle East.